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An architectural style developed in the 1980s, characterized by unconventional, often arresting design elements, such as curved or sloping walls, slanted columns, and asymmetric structures and spaces.

de′con·struc′tiv·ist n. & adj.
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Noun1.deconstructivism - a school of architecture based on the philosophical theory of deconstruction
school - a body of creative artists or writers or thinkers linked by a similar style or by similar teachers; "the Venetian school of painting"
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Gnter Behnisch, a former submarine commander and bricklayer, became one of the country's leading masters of deconstructivism. He was the architect behind the new West German parliament in Bonn and the Academy of Arts Building in Central Berlin.
Second, on the basis of the four types of the 1988 edition, "Five: postmodern system (deconstructivism, postmodernism, feminism, and new historicism)" was added, which demonstrates the expansion of Chinese scholars' knowledge on Western literary theory in the 1990s.
An overwhelming criticism of the architects and neuroscientists at work in this burgeoning field is the last century's etiolation of a rich and complicated field to simple dimensions, lost in the intellectualized formal experiments of Modernism, Postmodernism, Deconstructivism, and other varieties of prestige architecture.
"Deconstructivism is the lack of symmetry-- no harmony, no continuity, no projected angle and angular," said Rochelle Ann Silva of Booth No.
Yto Barrada, Lyautey Unit Blocks (Play), 2010 (Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York) To encounter this work is to encounter deconstructivism. The architectonic forms, the relentlessness of operational color theory, and the illusions of play embody Barrada's proposition of exposing systems of power through formal experimentation and interrogation.
While there is no doubt 'superhero deconstructivism' is a dominant engine driving Watchmen, Moore and Gibbons's source material can be more productively read as a condemnation of corporate America and the capitalist exploitation of global conflict for profit.
The introduction, titled "Historia e conhecimento: uma abordagem epistemologica", by Ciro Cardoso, is focused on "the basic or principal modalities of epistemology of history," subdivided into three: reconstructionism (mainly "empiristic" conceptions of the 19th century), constructionism (Marxism, Weberianism, and the Annales); deconstructivism (basically exemplified by Hayden White and Paul Veyne) (CARDOSO; VAINFAS 2012, p.
What this analysis confirms is that the openness toward experience present among humanistic critics is sorely lacking among those writing from the perspectives of Marxism, feminism, deconstructivism, Freudianism, and cultural criticism.
The deconstruction of the notions of centre and subject is not a total annihilation of the two, on the contrary, the father of deconstructivism had in view a repositioning of these notions in a larger discursiveness.
Deconstructivism, Shared Outcome, and Blog Collaboration (Text in small caps refers to the units of learning presented in Table 1) featured student-student interactions.